In Pictures: 11 of Today's (and Tomorrow's) Hottest Smartwatches

Smartwatches are the 'it' gadgets this summer, and they'll only get hotter as notable new devices become available. Here's a look at the best smartwatches on the market, plus a few that are rumored to be on the way.

Today's smartwatches are like early cellphones: big, clunky, overpriced and underpowered. A recent Fixya report inventoried the product category's many problems, ranging from "untrustworthy batteries, to troublesome speakers and unresponsive /no voice controls, to more obvious problems like screen notification issues and a serious lack of real estate."

And yet, admit it; you're curious. Maybe you already bought a smartwatch or plan to soon. Perhaps you think it's only a matter of time before the kinks are worked out -- or Apple releases its rumored watch and blows the competition away.

Here's a look at the hottest smartwatches released since the summer of 2013, when we released our last report, as well as a notable few that should debut later this year.

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